Study in the Czech Republic
09.10.2012 / 09:30
Government Scholarships – Developing Countries
General information on the scholarship programme
The Government of the Czech Republic offers a number of scholarships within the framework of its Foreign Development Assistance Programme in support of the study of foreign nationals from developing countries at public institutions of higher education in the Czech Republic. These so called Government Scholarships are designed to cover the standard length of study:
Within the scope of foreign development cooperation the Czech Republic provides scholarships for the following studies:
In the Czech language:
· Bachelor’s study programmes (three- to four-year long);
· Master’s study programmes (four- to six-year long);
· Doctoral study programmes (three- to four-year long).
In the English language:
· Selected follow-up Master’s study programmes (one- to three-year long);
· Selected Doctoral study programmes (three- to four-year long).
Language and preparatory studies (one-year long; only for those who have applied for a scholarship to study in the Czech language).
Students may be admitted to study a Bachelor’s and Master’s study programme in the CR only if they have completed full secondary general education or full secondary vocational education corresponding to secondary education with a school-leaving examination (“maturitní zkouška”) in the CR.
Students may be admitted to study a Master’s study programme that follows up on a Bachelor’s study programme only if they have duly completed their studies of a Bachelor’s study programme.
Students may be admitted to study a Doctoral study programme only if they have duly completed their studies of a Master’s study programme.
A scholarship of the Government of the CR for studies in the English language may only be granted if the student has a good command of English.
If applicable, the applicant shall prove his/her English language knowledge by an internationally recognised certificate (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, APIEL, etc.). If the applicant does not have the above certificate or if the submitted certificate has not been recognised by an official of the pertinent Mission of the CR abroad, the applicant for a scholarship of the Government of the CR shall sit an entry English language test in the course of his/her application submission.
Study Areas Available in English:
Scholarships for studies of follow-up Master’s and Doctoral study programmes in the English language are granted only in selected study programmes listed below. Scholarships of the Government of the CR are not granted in any other fields of study in the English language.
|School, Faculty||Study programme||Field of study|
|Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (ČZU), Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources (FAFNR)||Follow-up Master’s study programme (abbreviated “MSPN” in Czech)||Natural Resources and Environment|
|Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (ČZU), Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences (FFWS)||Follow-up Master’s study programme (MSPN)||Forestry, Water and Landscape Management|
|Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (ČZU), Faculty of Engineering (FE)||Follow-up Master’s study programme (MSPN)||Technology and Environmental Engineering|
|Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (ČZU), Faculty of Economics and Management (FEM)||Follow-up Master’s study programme (MSPN)||System Engineering and Informatics|
|University of Hradec Králové (UHK), Faculty of Informatics and Management (FIM)||Follow-up Master’s study programme (MSPN)||Information Management|
|Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry in Brno (MZLU), Faculty of Agronomy (FA)||Doctoral study programme (abbreviated “DSP”)||Agricultural Chemistry|
|Charles University (UK), Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education (CERGE)||Doctoral study programme (DSP)||Economics, Theoretical Economics|
|Charles University (UK), Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Economic Studies (FSV-IES)||Follow-up Master’s study programme (MSPN)||Economics, Economics and Finance|
An application for a scholarship of the Government of the CR can only be submitted through a Diplomatic Mission of the Czech Republic in the given country (“Mission”). The registration you have to make on the website where the application form is stored in electronic form. Website address you will find here.
Deadline for online registration is before the November 9.
Scholarship applications of Afghan applicants together with the required attachments are to be submitted to the Czech Embassy in Kabul before the November 28.
Students who, at the time of application, stay in the Czech Republic may submit the respective documents to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department for Development Co-operation, by 31 December of the preceding year at the latest.
Foreign nationals who have been granted permanent residence in the Czech Republic are not eligible to apply for Government scholarships.
For more information and for download of all documents see this website.